1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us


 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 


Cara Sobieck and Kenny
& Helen Bell (quilt made by
the Bell's daughter)


Cards at Pioneer 


"Lickety Splits"
(Kay Sigman, Marleen Vinaske,
Linda Wheeler and Judy Miller)


Edgerton Volunteers
helping with lunch

Montpelier High 5 Wii Players



Montpelier Craft Ladies

 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

ODOT Disability Related Complaint Procedure

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

LUNCH WITH MAGGIE SCHEDULE

NOVEMBER
Mon., Nov. 13     11:30 Edon Senior Center
Thurs., Nov. 30     11:30 Edgerton Senior Center
DECEMBER
Tue., Dec. 5         11:45 Stryker Senior Center
Thurs., Dec. 14    11:30 West Unity Senior Center
Fri, Dec. 15         11:30 Montpelier Senior Center
Mon., Dec. 18      11:30 Pioneer Senior Center
Thurs., Dec. 21     12:00 Bryan Senior Center

Williams County Department of Aging's
Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Get your ticket(s) ($6.00 suggested Donation) at any
Williams County Senior Center
Ticket Holders Only
Doors open at 9:30, Dinner served at 11:30
Even located at the Veteran's Memorial Building on the Fairgrounds,
Montpelier

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

NOVEMBER
Thurs
Nov 2

Alzheimer's info meeting
"Know the Signs"
10:30 Montpelier Senior Center
12:30 Edgerton Senior Center

Thurs
Nov 2

12:00 Stryker Senior Center
"Elder Financial Exploration"

Sun
Nov. 5

Daylight savings ends
Turn clocks back 1 hour

Mon
Nov 6

Toledo Symphony & Supper
tickets go on sale at any Senior Center

Tue
Nov 7

Election Day
If you need a ride to your polling
location call your local senior center
for a ride

Wed
Nov 8

10:00 - 2:00 Bryan Senior Center
Medicare Part D Information
Make sure you are on the right plan
for your needs
Contact Debbie at 419-636-4047

Thurs
Nov 9

Birthday & Anniversary Day
any Senior Center

Fri
Nov 10

All Senior Centers and Home Delivery
CLOSED in honor of Veterans Day

Tue
Nov 7

7:00 p.m. Fibromyalgia Support Group
Montpelier Senior Center

Mon
Nov 13

10:00 Trip to Darlington Farms, lunch at
Golden Coral Montpelier Senior Center

Thurs
Nov 16

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Veteran's Memorial Building, Montpelier
Ticket Holders Only

Mon
Nov 20
12:30 Parkinson's Support Group
@ Bryan Senior Center
Thurs & Fri
Nov 23 & 24
All Senior Centers and Home Delivery
CLOSED
for the Thanksgiving Holiday
Mon
Nov 20
9:30 Alzheimer Support Group
Montpelier Senior Center
Thurs
Nov 30
1:00 Bryan Senior Center leaving for
Defiance shopping and supper
 
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 4
12:30 Shopping and Dinner out
Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
Dec 5
7:00 p.m. Fibromyalgia Support Group
Montpelier Senior Center
Tue
Dec 5
Edgerton dinner night out and Christmas
drive-thru. Contact Cindy for details
419-298-3564
Tue
Dec 5
4:30 Edon dinner night out to Rogers Harvest House
Tue
Dec 5
Stryker dinner night out to Magpies in
Hicksville & Christmas drive-thru
Contact Joan for details 419-682-2083
Tue
Dec 7
Toledo Symphony Concert & Supper
Ticket Holders Only
Mon
Dec 11
4:00 Bryan Senior Center & Montpelier Senior Center Dinner at The Barn
See Christmas lights after meal
Thurs
Dec 14
Birthday & Anniversary Day
at any Senior Center
Mon
Dec 18
12:30 Parkinson's Support Group
@ Bryan Senior Center
Mon & Tue
Dec 25 & 26
All Senior Centers  and Home Delivery
CLOSED
for the Christmas Holiday
JANUARY
Mon
Jan 1
All Senior Centers and Home delivery
CLOSED
for New Year's Day

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
11:00 Monday Nov 6
Hearing Aid cleaning and repair
Wednesdays Nov 15 & Dec 20
Toe Nail Clinic by visiting Nurses
**Must be signed up
*** $10.00 fee
NOVEMBER
Thurs
Nov 2
10:30 Craft Day
DECEMBER  
Mon
Dec 4
9:00 Craft Day
Fri
Dec 22
10:30 Christmas Party
Fri
Dec 29
11:00 Happy Noon Years Party

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at Noon

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day
@ 12:30 - Prizes awarded Monthly
Tuesdays & Thursdays - Exercises
@ 10:45
NOVEMBER  
Tue
Nov 7
Due to Election day Edon will visit
Edgerton for lunch
Wed
Nov 22
Movie in Angola
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Wednesday's - Exercise 10:00
Monday's - Euchre Day after lunch
Tue
Nov 7
Due to Election Day Edon will visit
Edgerton for lunch. Leaving at 9:30

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at 11:30

10:30 Wed. Nov 8 & Dec 13 - 
Toe Nail Clinic by Visiting Nurses
(must be signed up) $10.00 fee
10:30 Fri. Nov 17 & Dec 15 -
Hearing Aid Center of NWO,
Clean and repair at Center
10:30 Wednesday's Exercise with Lisa
NOVEMBER
Fri
Nov 17
10:30 Program Better Business Bureau
talks about charities
DECEMBER  
Fri
Dec 15
10:30 "Scams"
Fri
Dec 29
All Day Party - Toast the New Year

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

NOVEMBER
Tue
Nov 21
10:30 School Visits
Wed
Nov 22
10:30 Tailgate Party
DECEMBER
Tue
Dec 4
10:30 School visits
Mon
Dec 18
10:30 Cookie Exchange
*Bring 2 dozen for exchange

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
Blood Pressure Checks third Tuesday's 12:00
NOVEMBER
Thurs
Nov 2
1:15 Stryker Library Crafts
DECEMBER
Tue
Dec 19
10:45 Christmas Cookie Exchange
Thurs
Dec 21
1:15 Stryker

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

   Euchre Days - Mondays in Nov 13 & 20; Dec 4 & 11 at 10:00
  1st Wednesday of each month
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
2nd Wednesday of each month
10:30 Hearing Aid Center of NWO
clean and repair center
10:30 Crafting with Eia Nov 30, Dec 21
NOVEMBER
Thurs
Nov 2
10:30 Toenail Clinic
DECEMBER
Fri
Dec 22
All day Christmas Party - Bring your
favorite snack
Fri
Dec 29
All day New Year's Eve Party
Bring snacks to share

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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